Partisan Politics Tackles Tough Group in $250,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes
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Thu 12/11/2015 - 16:27 EST
On Saturday at Churchill Downs, the featured race is the $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes. Restricted to three-year-old fillies, the Grade 2 will be contested at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf and has drawn a full field of fourteen with four additional fillies list as also-eligible.
Partisan Politics tops the wide open field as the morning line favorite at odds of 4-1 and is one of two fillies in the race for trainer Chad Brown. A chestnut daughter of More Than Ready, she has been on the board in five of her eight starts and has two victories. She is trying to earn her first graded stakes victory and was last seen winning the Pebbles Stakes at Belmont Park. Javier Castellano will be aboard and they will break from post position eleven.
Well-bred Onus looking to keep streak alive
Second choice at morning line odds of 6-1 is Onus for trainer Claude McGaughey, III. Bred and owned by Stuart Janney, III, the gray daughter of Blame is coming into this race off of a three-race win streak and made the step up to graded stakes competition a successful one in the Commonwealth Oaks (G3) at Laurel Park last time out. Forest Boyce will be aboard and they will break from post seven.
Robillard trying for first stakes victory
Also in the field at morning line odds of 8-1 is Robillard for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. A chestnut daughter of Distorted Humor, she is out of a graded stakes winning mare and will be trying to earn her first black type victory. Last time out, she won an allowance race at Keeneland. Junior Alvarado will be aboard and they are scheduled to break from the inside post as she makes the step back up in class.
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